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Aldon Smith’s DUI arrest earlier in the week rocked both the San Francisco 49ers and the NFL to the core .
Smith was allegedly also found to be in possession of narcotics. Smith’s arrest is so troubling because it marked the loss of Smith’s benefit-of-the-doubt.
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The San Francisco 49ers have suspended linebacker Aldon Smith indefinitely, according to owner Jed York. According to Jed York, Aldon Smith will not play on Thursday. — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) September 22, 2013 Smith’s locker was cleaned out. Aldon Smith's locker is completely empty — the only such locker in the 49ers' locker room. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN...
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith allegedly was so drunk he crashed into a tree, so drunk he was pressing the accelerator long after impact apparently unaware of said tree, so drunk he reportedly blew a .15 at 7 a.m. on a Friday.
And this was not enough to keep him from playing football Sunday because - wait for this - "sitting somebody down and paying them to sit...
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San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence in San Jose, police said.
Officers arrested Smith after a solo vehicle crash in the city's Silver Creek area, San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol said. She did not give any additional details.
Calls to representatives for the 49ers seeking comment were not immediately...
The San Francisco 49ers lost twice today. One was the game against the Indianapolis Colts. Two, which is more significant, was the way they dealt with the indefinite suspension of their linebacker Aldon Smith. First and foremost I am hoping that Aldon gets the treatment he needs and is able to get his life back together. He is dealing with substance abuse and needs to focus on getting...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Friday morning in San Jose on suspicion of driving under the influence and marijuana possession, authorities said.
Smith was arrested by officers who received a call about a solo vehicle crash involving a pickup truck around 7 a.m., San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol said. Officers proceeded to take a...
Linebacker Aldon Smith will miss Thursday night's game at St. Louis and perhaps sit out longer, San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York said Sunday.
Smith will seek treatment following his arrest Friday for suspicion of driving under the influence and marijuana possession. After Sunday's loss to the Colts, Smith apologized and acknowledged he will get help, but didn't field...
Tweet San Francisco 49ers defensive end Aldon Smith was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence, per a report from ESPN. According to San Jose police, Smith was taken into custody after an accident involving just his vehicle. No other details have been released as of yet. Smith led the NFC and […]
There were some that were surprised that San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Jim Harbaugh played linebacker Aldon Smith after his 7AM arrest recently for driving under the influence and possession of marijuana.
Well, they will not have to wonder about it anymore.
There was talk that there may have been some concern over how to proceed with the situation...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via Evan Silva, the 49ers are expected to be without Aldon Smith for a few weeks as he goes through rehab.
ESPN's Adam Schefter said on NFL Insiders to expect Aldon Smith to be away from #49ers for "at least a few weeks." Face STL, HOU, ARZ next.
— Evan Silva (@evansilva) September 23, 2013
The 49ers defense was looking shaly...
San Francisco 49ers star linebacker Aldon Smith is close to ruining a great career before it really gets started. Smith was arrested this morning in San Jose on suspicion of DUI. The arrest results from a one car accident that luckily had no injuries.
49ers OLB Aldon Smith was arrested at 7 a.m. today under suspicion of DUI, according to San Jose Police.
— Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN...
They tried to make Aldon Smith go to rehab and he said…quite possibly. It looks like he might just do that. On the Fox NFL pregame show Jay Glazer reported that the San Francisco 49ers Aldon Smith could enter rehab this week after being arrested on suspicion of DUI early Friday morning:
“Those close to Aldon Smith are talking to him about entering a rehab facility as early as...
Owner Jed York spoke to the media today after the loss to the Colts. The main topic of discussion was Aldon Smith. Jed York told the media that Aldon Smith will not play Thursday against the St. Louis Rams and that Aldon was suspended indefinitely.
The 49ers have said that it is a personal matter and that there is no timetable...
((HT: CSN Bay Area))
If you were 49ers CEO Jed York, what would you have done...???
Would you have played troubled DL Aldon Smith after his run-in with the law early Friday morning knowing you were going to have him seek help, or would you have had him seek help immediately...???
The 49ers played him on Sunday against the Colts, and the HQ isn't sure, but...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Smith has been put on the Non-Football injury list and will likely miss one month of the season while he is in rehab.
Hopefully, Smith gets the help he needs and this isn’t just window dressing by him and the 49ers.